The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
UK
Rank 563 598 649
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 297 359 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 243 298 251
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +0.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80972 97334 101928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.31% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67196 81538 83871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 294 £50,000 - 19
London +50 163 £54,000 +0.46% 6
South East +48 75 £41,500 -24.54% 8
City of London +24 36 £55,500 +0.90% 3
East Sussex +30 22 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Brighton +21 22 £41,500 -2.35%
Kent +30 18 £47,500 +18.75%
Surrey +66 16 £39,500 -31.89% 1
West Midlands +34 16 £45,000 +9.09% 2
South West +23 14 £45,000 -
East of England +23 14 £48,750 +2.63%
Bedfordshire +31 12 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +25 11 £45,000 +42.85%
Dartford - 11 £31,500 -
North West -18 10 £49,625 +4.47% 1
Berkshire -4 9 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Canary Wharf -17 9 £54,000 -20.00%
Manchester -22 9 £57,500 -
Salisbury - 9 £45,000 -
Herefordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +11 5 £46,250 +20.12% 1
Leatherhead - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire +7 4 £54,500 +3.80% 2
Warwickshire +24 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire +13 3 - -
Maidenhead +5 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Epsom - 3 £37,500 -
Havant - 3 £54,500 -
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 479 (80.91%) Firewall
2 476 (80.41%) Network Security
3 455 (76.86%) Cisco
4 320 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
5 301 (50.84%) CheckPoint
6 260 (43.92%) CCNP
7 244 (41.22%) Cisco ASA
8 237 (40.03%) Palo Alto
9 202 (34.12%) VPN
10 173 (29.22%) Juniper
11 154 (26.01%) CCNA
12 149 (25.17%) F5
13 139 (23.48%) Wireless
14 129 (21.79%) WAN
15 126 (21.28%) Data Centre
16 125 (21.11%) LAN
17 110 (18.58%) Cisco Nexus
18 108 (18.24%) OSPF
19 97 (16.39%) BGP
20 87 (14.70%) DNS
21 84 (14.19%) Fortinet
22 81 (13.68%) Windows
23 79 (13.34%) Finance
24 78 (13.18%) MPLS
25 76 (12.84%) SIEM
26 67 (11.32%) Microsoft
27 65 (10.98%) TCP/IP
28 63 (10.64%) Linux
28 63 (10.64%) FortiGate
29 57 (9.63%) Load Balancing

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.20%) IIS
2 12 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.69%) Apache
3 10 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (2.36%) MS Excel
1 14 (2.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.52%) IaaS
4 6 (1.01%) Office 365
5 3 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 479 (80.91%) Firewall
2 476 (80.41%) Network Security
3 244 (41.22%) Cisco ASA
4 202 (34.12%) VPN
5 139 (23.48%) Wireless
6 129 (21.79%) WAN
7 125 (21.11%) LAN
8 110 (18.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 108 (18.24%) OSPF
10 97 (16.39%) BGP
11 87 (14.70%) DNS
12 78 (13.18%) MPLS
13 65 (10.98%) TCP/IP
14 55 (9.29%) SSL
15 50 (8.45%) DHCP
16 48 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
17 47 (7.94%) IPsec
18 45 (7.60%) Cisco Wireless
19 43 (7.26%) Cisco IOS
20 41 (6.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.18%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 79 (13.34%) Finance
2 31 (5.24%) Banking
3 26 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.20%) Law
5 11 (1.86%) Retail
6 9 (1.52%) Games
7 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.01%) Legal
8 5 (0.84%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.68%) Billing
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) French Language
10 3 (0.51%) German Language
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Marketing
10 3 (0.51%) Publishing
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.42%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.51%) Middleware
2 3 (0.51%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.34%) .NET
3 2 (0.34%) CSS
3 2 (0.34%) LAMP
4 1 (0.17%) Web Services
4 1 (0.17%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.07%) Security Operations Centre
3 19 (3.21%) RSA SecurID
4 16 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 15 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.69%) CESG
8 10 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.84%) Clustering
12 4 (0.68%) PKI
13 3 (0.51%) DataPower
13 3 (0.51%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.51%) Fintech
13 3 (0.51%) iPad
13 3 (0.51%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.17%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.68%) Windows
2 63 (10.64%) Linux
3 37 (6.25%) Unix
4 17 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.34%) CatOS
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (12.84%) SIEM
2 57 (9.63%) Load Balancing
3 56 (9.46%) Kalman Filter
4 55 (9.29%) ITIL
5 49 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
6 45 (7.60%) Network Management
7 43 (7.26%) Network Design
8 42 (7.09%) Presales
8 42 (7.09%) Security Operations
9 38 (6.42%) Change Management
10 33 (5.57%) Information Security
10 33 (5.57%) Mentoring
11 28 (4.73%) Security Monitoring
12 22 (3.72%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (3.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 19 (3.21%) Network Monitoring
15 18 (3.04%) Service Delivery
16 17 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
16 17 (2.87%) Translating Business Requirements
17 16 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.70%) SQL
2 12 (2.03%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.86%) Python
4 7 (1.18%) Perl
5 5 (0.84%) C
5 5 (0.84%) R
6 3 (0.51%) C++
6 3 (0.51%) Java
7 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.34%) PHP
7 2 (0.34%) Tcl
8 1 (0.17%) VB
8 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 320 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 260 (43.92%) CCNP
3 154 (26.01%) CCNA
4 54 (9.12%) CCIE
5 52 (8.78%) CCSE
6 46 (7.77%) CCSA
6 46 (7.77%) CISSP
7 45 (7.60%) Degree
8 30 (5.07%) Security Cleared
9 27 (4.56%) CCDP
9 27 (4.56%) SC Cleared
10 20 (3.38%) CISM
10 20 (3.38%) JNCIS
11 17 (2.87%) JNCIA
12 16 (2.70%) CEH
13 13 (2.20%) DV Cleared
14 12 (2.03%) CCSP
15 10 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (1.18%) CISA
17 5 (0.84%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.59%) SLA
2 26 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 16 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.20%) QA
6 10 (1.69%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.68%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) ISO27005
System Software
1 22 (3.72%) vSphere
2 19 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.03%) Firmware
4 12 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.69%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) KVM
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.34%) Snort
8 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 63 (10.64%) FortiGate
2 8 (1.35%) QRadar
3 7 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.18%) Grafana
3 7 (1.18%) Graphite
4 4 (0.68%) Kibana
5 3 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.51%) HP NNM
5 3 (0.51%) Puppet
5 3 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.34%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.34%) Nagios
6 2 (0.34%) Nessus
6 2 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.34%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 455 (76.86%) Cisco
2 301 (50.84%) CheckPoint
3 237 (40.03%) Palo Alto
4 173 (29.22%) Juniper
5 149 (25.17%) F5
6 84 (14.19%) Fortinet
7 67 (11.32%) Microsoft
8 50 (8.45%) Aruba
8 50 (8.45%) VMware
9 49 (8.28%) Riverbed
10 40 (6.76%) Blue Coat
10 40 (6.76%) Extreme Networks
11 32 (5.41%) Sourcefire
12 31 (5.24%) SonicWALL
13 29 (4.90%) SolarWinds
14 27 (4.56%) Meraki
14 27 (4.56%) NetApp
15 25 (4.22%) WatchGuard
16 23 (3.89%) Splunk
17 21 (3.55%) Mitel
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Flexible Worki
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago